Abdulqawi among Four judges elected to International Court of Justice

The General Assembly and Security Council on Thursday elected four judges from an initial pool of six candidates to the International Court of Justice...

UNHCR Somalia Repatriation Update, 1-31 October 2017

Number of returnees 1,086 Somalis returned to Somalia Core relief items 257 CRIs distributed to 216 households (605 persons) Reinstallation grants 1,034 returnees provided with reinstallation grants Education 2,990 newly enrolled...

AMISOM withdrawal tests U.S. mission in Somalia

Troops under the African Union Mission in Somalia, or AMISOM, have begun a steady withdrawal of forces from the region, amid increasing violence and...

U.S. conducts airstrike in southern Somalia, kills several militants

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. forces conducted an airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabaab on Thur., Nov. 9 at approximately 3...

Uganda to deploy 5,000 troops in Somalia outside AU, UN mandate

The Ugandan military on Thursday said it is ready to deploy 5,000 troops in Somalia outside the African Union (AU) and United Nations (UN)...

Roadside bomb wounds two civilians in Mogadishu

At least two civilians were reported to have been wounded in a roadside bomb blast in the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Thursday morning. The blast...

Gunmen kill a civilian outside Somali capital

Unknown assailants have shot and killed a civilian in the outskirts of Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Wednesday night, witnesses said. The eyewitnesses told Radio...

Uganda says to start withdrawing troops from Somalia

The Ugandan military on Wednesday said it will start the phased withdrawal of its peacekeepers deployed in Somalia late next month in line with...

Islamic State’s footprint spreading in northern Somalia: U.N.

A militant faction loyal to Islamic State (IS) has increased its following in northern Somalia from a few dozen last year to up to...

Kenyan Police arrest two Tanzanians trying to join Al Shabaab

Detectives from Anti-Terror Police Unit (ATPU) have arrested two Tanzanians on suspicion that they were traveling to Somalia to join Al-Shabaab. Isiolo County Police Commander...